The Annual Marblehead Museum Pumpkin Illumination in collaboration with the Marblehead Family Fund will take place in the Jeremiah Lee Mansion Gardens. All carved, painted and decorated pumpkins welcome. Judging by town “celebrity” judges for categories with prizes. All the town goblins and ghouls will want to stop by to take a peek at these wild creations during the town-wide Trick or Treat. Live music by Matt Heaton and the Outside Toys.
Local artist, storyteller and teacher Ann McCrea will help kids use modeling clay to sculpt a rabbit or coyote! CLAY♦WORKS combines the magic of storytelling with clay sculpting. The 70-minute CLAY•WORKS program teaches kids from 1st-6th grade [ages 5-11]. Sitting in a circle on the floor, Ann tells a story which evokes their interest and creativity.
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in grades 2-5 to a vacation week session about Wind Turbines and Sail Power - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Do you want to build a snowflake? With salt and ice, we'll create a variety of ice sculptures using colorful frozen shapes!
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session about bubbles - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation!. Is it possible to make a square bubble? What about a giant bubble, large enough to stand in?
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session where they'll make a 'Rube Goldberg' machine - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Cartoonist Rube Goldberg was known for drawing complex yet impractical machines, involving multiple steps to accomplish simple tasks. After looking at Goldberg’s humorous comics for inspiration, students will engineer a Rube Goldberg machine. Using marbles, Lego bricks, wooden blocks, dominoes, and much more, we’ll build and test intricate machines as we learn about energy, momentum, and engineering.
Canceled due to weather. 2/17/2014
Maritime Gloucester invites kids to a vacation week session about scrimshaw and whale bones - part of a week full of educational sessions during February vacation! Did you know that humpback whales are named after patterns on their tails? We’ll look at whale bones and learn about whale and dolphin species found in New England and beyond. Students will also learn about sperm whales and scrimshaw by handling real whale teeth and creating their own scrimshawed candles to take home.
Kids are invited to Ravenswood Park to explore the wonder of snowflakes during this hands-on winter workshop. Attendees start inside to learn how to make ice crystal models and paper flakes and view the famous snowflake photographs of Wilson Bentley, who discovered that no two snowflakes are alike. Then, we'll get outside to explore the wintry landscape in person and catch some real snowflakes, if we're lucky!
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session about seals and marine mammals - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Is a seahorse is a fish? How does a seadragon hide? What seahorse-like creature lives in Gloucester Harbor?
Maritime Gloucester invites kids in pre-k through first grade to a vacation week session where they'll make their own stiock puppet aquariums - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Kids create their own felt aquarium! Children will learn about marine environments as they make an ocean backdrop full of sand and seaweed.
Maritime Gloucester and Cape Ann Art Haven team up to invite kids ages 6-10 to a vacation week session where they will learn about science through making art - part of a week full of educational sessions during April vacation! Check in at Cape Ann Art Haven (180B Main Street, Gloucester) and we will go together to Maritime Gloucester for a sea adventure. After lunch we will make our own sea creatures at Art Haven.
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